A Tequesta homeowner is facing contempt charges after attempting to cancel the mortgage on his beachside home through a quiet title action — an Internet-promoted legal process that some lawyers say is bogus.
Last week, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Jack Cox ordered homeowner Charles Flanagan to explain why he shouldn’t be found in indirect criminal contempt for allegedly lying in pleadings and scheming to defraud the court with his pro se lawsuit filed in December.
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